The Vegetarian Ginger is a food blog based out of Toronto aimed at giving vegetarians the versatility and freedom of an unrestricted diet. Meals that give you the best bang for your buck, that are (mostly) healthy, flavourful and that meat-eaters wouldn’t hesitate to try. I want readers not to see vegetarianism as a dietary restriction but as the oppositeβ€”it’s an excuse to try new things, roll up your sleeves and be creative.

I am what’s called a lacto-ovo vegetarian, most easily explained as “I eat nothing with a face.” Eggs, cheese, honey; these are all OK by me. A good number of my recipes are vegan, lactose-free and gluten-free as well. I try to have a good balance between breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert, including as many food groups as I can.

Thanks for reading and I look forward to hearing about your mouth-watering experiences.

Sharing recipes/photos: For recipes, a simple link back is much appreciated. I work hard on each post and every photo is taken by me. If you wish to use my photography, please e-mail me (all my info is on the Contact page) for permission.

24 Comments Add yours

  1. vinicooksveg says:

    Hi there, I love your blog and I have nominated your blog for β€˜The Reality blog’ award.
    Please visit http://vinicooksveg.wordpress.com/2012/11/30/thanks-for-all-awards-and-appreciation/ for further details.
    Thank you

  2. irena078 says:

    Big like for photos and recipes! As I am vegetarian (as well) I can’t wait to try some of yours!

    1. Thank you! Let me know how you like them once you decide to give some a try, I always like to hear from people to see what I can improve on/what to keep the same πŸ™‚

  3. I’m a ginger studying Journalism too πŸ™‚ Great blog!

    1. Yes! The more the merrier haha, thanks very much πŸ™‚

  4. Hey there! It’s obvious that photography is one of your passions – your photos are incredible! I’ve been vegan for a year and am always looking for new recipes and your blog looks like a great place to find some. Great blog – keep it up! Celeste:)

    1. Thanks so much! I don’t know if I could ever be completely vegan, cheese is my kryptonite. That’s great though, hopefully you can find some food that works for you πŸ™‚

      1. Believe it or not, I used to eat cheese and ice cream everyday. If you told me just over a year ago that I’d give these up I would have thought you were crazy. Celeste:)

  5. laurasmess says:

    You are awesome. And I’ve only just ‘met’ you (just shows how awesome you are, I can tell from some words and a photograph!). Love the recipes, photographs and inspiration… I can tell I’m going to spend a bit of time here! And my blog’s only been up since last May as well. Can’t believe it’s almost a year to the day!

    1. That’s so nice of you to say! It’s funny looking back over the past year, I know I’ve definitely fine-tuned some things haha, your blog seems great as well πŸ™‚

  6. Ngan R. says:

    I’m not a vegetarian, but I love healthy and flavorful foods–like the food you’ve showcased on your blog! I look forward to trying some of your recipes and reading this beautiful blog in the future.

    1. Thank you! I hope you enjoy the recipes you experiment with πŸ™‚ I try to leave the recipes as appealing as possible to people without dietary restrictions too, I guess it works sometimes haha

  7. veghotpot says:

    Great blog! Love the photos πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks very much! Also congrats on your second year of blogging, your site looks so creative! Definitely want to try out some of those British classics made vegan

      1. veghotpot says:

        Thanks! πŸ™‚

  8. Hello Vegetarian Ginger, found you and your recipes through udon! your spicy udon. Thank you πŸ™‚

    1. Hi there, I find a surprising amount of people coming to my blog because of my Spicy Udon recipe. Hope you enjoy!

  9. Erin Hedrick says:

    I love your blog! And as a thank you for being such a wonderful read, I’ve nominated you for the Sunshine Award! You can read the details on my blog here: http://eatingmyfeelings.com/2014/02/20/eating-my-feelings-receives-sunshine-award/
    Congrats, and please keep writing!!

  10. bericm says:

    just came across your NatPost article and the link to your blog. While a carnivore, I’m always on a lookout for good vegetarian dishes *and* well layed out blogs. Looking forward to ‘cooking with you’.

    1. Thanks very much! Always glad to see non-veggies trying out my recipes πŸ™‚ Looking forward to it as well!

  11. mirnarossi says:

    Veronica, I’ll try your ZUCCHINI QUINOA BURGERS, they look gorgeous!
    Thanks for your visit at: 2muchfood and for your “like”.
    Cheers from Italy,
    by Mirna

    1. I hope you enjoy them, let me know how they turn out!

  12. kerrybakesblog says:

    Hey, i love following your blog, i have nominated you for an award https://kerrybakesblog.wordpress.com/2015/11/19/the-blogger-recognition-award/ x

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